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Firmino on target as Liverpool climb to third Firmino on target as Liverpool climb to third
- April 24, 2017

West Brom had a chance to equalise in the 80th minute when Matt Phillips wasted a glorious chance to beat Mignolet , but the Belgian stayed big and did enough to block the effort. But Liverpool break from Mignolet's punch. The substitute chose to go it alone, however, and stroked a 40-yard shot the wrong side of the post. (more...)
Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs
- April 24, 2017

Bobby Ryan and Kyle Turris scored for Ottawa five minutes apart in the second to give the Senators a 2-1 lead. The Senators will host the New York Rangers for Games 1 and 2 Thursday and Saturday, respectively, before the best-of-seven series shifts to Madison Square Garden for Games 3 and 4. (more...)
Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils
- April 24, 2017

Still, James came away encouraged. That's the next step in the Cavs' process, finding a way to play a complete game. "We're right there of what we know we can become", James said. Now, they're heading home in a hole they still believe they can climb from. "We have so many pieces on this team, but everyone has to stay ready", Irving said of Shumpert's cameo. (more...)
The best player in history - Suarez congratulates Messi
- April 24, 2017

Despite that, Madrid still found the strength to equalize in the 85th with substitute James Rodriguez. "He's the best of all time and I have seen a lot of football matches and videos". The win means there is still all to play for for Barcelona . " Real Madrid now has to avoid defeat". He's six behind longtime opponent Cristiano Ronaldo in Europe's top competitors, following the Real Madrid star reached a century of Champions League goals thanks to your hat trick in Tuesday's 4-2 ... (more...)
Toronto Maple Leafs 1-4 Tampa Bay Lightning
- April 24, 2017

Having played five games in the final seven days of the season, a day off Monday will give the Maple Leafs a chance to collect themselves before the real work begins. The Leafs answered right back 29 seconds later on a goal from James van Riemsdyk . He got lucky a little while later though, his innocent shot bouncing off a pair of Leafs defencemen before sliding through the pads of McElhinney for the 3-2 lead. (more...)
Buster Posey: Giants likely to place Posey (head) on the DL
- April 24, 2017

He didn't appear to lose consciousness and stood on his own and left the game. The Giants visit Kansas City next Tuesday and Wednesday and manager Bruce Bochy said it's possible Posey could DH during those games. Jarrett Parker slid under the tag giving the Giants a three-run lead. Walker fielded Moore's chopper midway up the first-base line and fired wildly to home, allowing Crawford and Panik to score. (more...)
Redknapp appointed Birmingham manager Redknapp appointed Birmingham manager
- April 24, 2017

Birmingham are 20th in the table, three points above the relegation zone with three games left, after a run of just two wins in 22 league games under Zola. Redknapp said: "You could put Fergie in the same position and he's not going to suddenly come in and make these players play like Manchester United". (more...)
MacArthur, Senators oust Bruins MacArthur, Senators oust Bruins
- April 24, 2017

But when all was said and done, it was a disappointing way to end the season, and they have no one to blame but themselves. All six games against of this series were decided by a goal. "We battled hard", said Rask, who made 26 saves. "A lot of young guys got their feet wet here, going to come back and be impact players even more next year and I'm looking forward to that". (more...)
Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Marcos Rojo suffer cruciate knee-ligament injuries Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Marcos Rojo suffer cruciate knee-ligament injuries
- April 24, 2017

Speaking to Sky Sports prior to United's 2-0 win over Burnley on Sunday, Mourinho said: "The injuries are really big". "And Marcos probably at this moment in his career is playing very well for us and also finally getting a position as central defender in the worldwide team, so we're really sad for them". (more...)
Celtics tie series after dominating performance by Isaiah Thomas Celtics tie series after dominating performance by Isaiah Thomas
- April 24, 2017

Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. A few days ago, there were serious concerns in Boston after the Celtics dropped the first two games of their first-round series against the No. (more...)
Ailing Kerr won't coach Warriors in Game 4 Ailing Kerr won't coach Warriors in Game 4
- April 24, 2017

Durant had returned from a left knee injury to play in Golden State's final three regular-season games. NEED TO KNOW: DeMar DeRozan was an active presence in Game 4 with 33 points and team-highs of nine rebounds and five assists. Durant remains questionable for Game 4. Curry and Thompson were a combined 8 of 25 from the field at the break. Leonard added eight rebounds, six steals and three assists. (more...)
Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium
- April 24, 2017

Because of his hustle and refusal to be cowed by racist taunts, the Dodgers earned six National League championships and six trips to the World Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled a statue on Saturday honoring trailblazer Jackie Robinson , Major League Baseball's first African American player. (more...)
QB Trubisky still serious candidate for Browns at No. 1 QB Trubisky still serious candidate for Browns at No. 1
- April 24, 2017

But can the Browns pass on the nearly sure-fire Garrett at No. 1? Such an act would effectively scare away any credible coaching candidate to replace Jackson. According to Johnson's original trade value chart, it would take one of the Browns' two second-round picks to move up from from No. 12 to No. 5. Of course the Browns will fall all over themselves to select a quarterback who has made just 13 starts in college because, after all, they are the Browns. (more...)
Serena Williams Is Definitely Pregnant, Definitely Won The Australian Open While Pregnant Serena Williams Is Definitely Pregnant, Definitely Won The Australian Open While Pregnant
- April 24, 2017

Williams, 35, on Wednesday confirmed her pregnancy through a spokeswoman, after posting a picture of herself in a yellow bathing suit on Snapchat social media with the caption "20 weeks". "Because that's technically a doubles match". Williams and Alexis Ohanian, an American businessman and a co-founder of Reddit , announced their engagement in late December. (more...)
Chris Gayle surpasses 10,000-run landmark in T20 cricket Chris Gayle surpasses 10,000-run landmark in T20 cricket
- April 24, 2017

It was a memorable day for RCB as Gayle became the first batsman in Twenty20 cricket history to score 10,000 runs. With the burden of an impending milestone off his shoulder, the Jamaican opened up. With Chris Gayle (77 from 38 balls) and Virat Kohli (64 from 50 balls) at their best, Bangalore set up an imposing 213-2 off their 20 overs. Dwane Smith (1), McCullum and Raina were the victims of leg-spinner Chahal. (more...)
Dortmund blame bus delay for a torrid night in Monaco Dortmund blame bus delay for a torrid night in Monaco
- April 24, 2017

Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel accepted that his side fell short. "At the start of the season not many people would have thought the team would do this well, or that I would", said Falcao, who has fought back from disappointing loan spells with Manchester United and Chelsea following a serious knee injury. (more...)
MacArthur scores for Senators in OT to eliminate Boston MacArthur scores for Senators in OT to eliminate Boston
- April 24, 2017

Every game could have went either way. Just 36 seconds into the power play, MacArthur grabbed a puck that deflected off Tuukka Rask and beat him on the rebound for the series-winner. I don't know how you make an argument against it. "We had what we had and those guys came and played hard. No doubt, no doubt, they're good players for us". (more...)
James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers
- April 24, 2017

By winning his 21st consecutive first-round game, James broke a tie with former Los Angeles Lakers Michael Cooper, Magic Johnson and James Worthy for the longest streak under the NBA's current playoff format. Lance Stephenson scored 22 points and Paul George added 15 but missed a 3-pointer that could have forced overtime in the closing seconds. George had a series-low 15. (more...)
Sergei Bobrovsky, Braden Holtby, Carey Price voted Vezina Trophy finalists Sergei Bobrovsky, Braden Holtby, Carey Price voted Vezina Trophy finalists
- April 24, 2017

The NHL announced Holtby, Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and the Montreal's Carey Price as the three finalists Saturday. Carey Price has been named one of the finalists for the Vezina Trophy. Price opened the season in record-setting fashion, becoming the first goaltender in League history to win each of his first 10 appearances and later moved into third place on the Canadiens' all-time wins list (270), behind only Jacques Plante (314) and Patrick Roy (289). (more...)
Steve Kerr urges people to opt for rehab over back surgery Steve Kerr urges people to opt for rehab over back surgery
- April 24, 2017

Golden State can sweep with a victory Monday night. The surgery Kerr underwent roughly two years ago created a fluid leak in his spine, and that has resulted in symptoms like migraines and nausea. Warriors forward Kevin Durant has missed the past two games with a calf injury , and he is listed as questionable for Game Four. He had 32 points and 10 rebounds in the Game 1 win before sitting out Game 2. (more...)